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boss1

boss1

 
pronunciation:
baws
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a person who employs others or supervises their work; manager.
synonyms:
CEO, chief, executive, leader, manager
antonyms:
underling
similar words:
administrator, employer, foreman, head, master, overseer, super, superintendent, supervisor, taskmaster
definition 2: a politician who dominates a local party.
similar words:
éminence grise, cacique, kingmaker, leader, man, party, war-horse, whip
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: bossed, bosses, bossing
definition 1: to supervise.
synonyms:
administer, lead, manage, oversee, superintend, supervise
similar words:
command, control, direct, head
definition 2: to order in an overbearing way.
He was always bossing the children around.
synonyms:
dictate, domineer
similar words:
command, dominate, lord, oppress, order, overbear, push, ride, rule, tyrannize
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition 1: to be boss.
synonyms:
administer, command, preside, rule
similar words:
direct, lead, order
definition 2: to be overly controlling or authoritative.
synonyms:
dominate, domineer, lord it, tyrannize
similar words:
compel, dictate, push
definition 3: (slang) first-rate.
synonyms:
first-class, first-rate, top-drawer, topflight, topnotch, tops
similar words:
prime
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